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Castanea sativa 'Maravel'
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Information Only - A large deciduous tree, Castanea sativa 'Maravel' has creamy white flower spikes in mid-summer, followed by large crops of light brown edible sweet chestnuts. These are traditionally eaten in the winter time either roasted or baked, peeled and eaten with a pinch of salt or used to make stuffing.

Castanea sativa 'Maravel' is a rare and majestic nutting tree suitable for larger gardens and woodland areas.

This plant is currently listed on our website for Information Only - While we have grown this plant before, sadly it is not currently available for sale.

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
  • Habit: Large tree with a rounded crown once established.
    • Height: 25 m (82 ft)
    • Spread: 20 m (65 ft)
  • Notes: These grafted trees will produce nuts as quite young plants.


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